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I grew up striving for perfection. I went all through school wishing for straight As so I could get into a good college and then get a good job. Why? Because then I would be happy. My whole life was geared to having that amazing job opportunity so I could realize my...
Seeking balance in your daily experience is natural for anyone who wants to lead a happy life. Your decision create the environment you’re a part of. When work is a large focus of your life, making your relationship with it as healthy as possible contributes directly to the balance you can achieve.
Work can be a wonderful place. You feel stimulated, you’re learning, and loving the time with your team members.
And, sometimes, your work environment takes a sideways turn. Instead of the rush of energy, you feel a rush of dread. When these bad feelings come, you don’t know what to do so you work more, hibernate, lose contact with people outside your work world. This avoidance puts you in a box where all along accepting the situation sets you free.
On his 82nd birthday, the Dalai Lama shared these words.
“Our existing modern education system is oriented toward materialist values. We need an education about inner values to lead a healthy life.”
In school, you learn a lot of things. How to read, spell, do math, color, lots of things. It’s considered essential to know how to make a living for yourself and you may never learn to live in a way that you feel at peace. Content.
When things become overwhelming, it can be easy to hold uneasy emotions inside. It could be dealing with a mistake that happened, the way a colleague talked to you, the stress you see your team under, or expectations that aren’t possible to meet. To talk through these feelings helps you move through the situation and gain some relief.